Today marks International Podcast Day and to mark the occasion we’ve put together a selection of podcasts featuring some of our creative and talented staff members. From Environments and Animation to VFX Supervision and Creative Direction, discover more about the diverse backgrounds, inspirations and passions of our team.
Will Foulser – DNEG CG Environment Generalist Supervisor
Five Rooms: S1 ep 10
With host Oliver Card
Meet Will Foulser, CG EnvGen Supervisor at DNEG. In this Five Rooms episode discover how Will first got interested in art, the films that made him explore VFX as a career and the projects he has recently worked on at DNEG, such as Chernobyl, TENET, Interstellar, Bohemian Rhapsody and more.
Listen to Will Foulser’s podcast interview here.
Andy Hargreaves – DNEG TV Co-head of 3D
Trial by Stone: The Dark Crystal Podcast
With host Philip Mitchell
In this episode about The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance, Andy Hargreaves, Co-Head of DNEG TV and DFX Supervisor, discusses the VFX of the series from pre-production through to working with puppets and puppeteers, the influence of the original Jim Henson film and how the team worked seamless CGI into the show. Listen to it below.
Aaron Gilman – DNEG Head of Animation
Vancouver Film School Storyteller’s Studio Podcast
With host Colin Giles
In this episode of VFS Storyteller’s Studio Podcast, Aaron Gilman, Head of Animation Vancouver and Animation Director on Ghostbusters: Afterlife, Togo and Pacific Rim: Uprising, discusses how he came to Animation from philosophy, the challenges he faced when starting his VFX career, the projects that shaped him and what makes a great Animator. Listen below.
Paul Franklin – DNEG Creative Director
How I Found My Voice S2
With host Samira Ahmed
In this episode of How I Found My Voice, Creative Director and Oscar-winning VFX Supervisor Paul Franklin discusses the movies that first got him interested in visual effects, his early career and his path to working on films such as Christopher Nolan’s Batman Begins, The Dark Knight, The Dark Knight Rises, Inception and Interstellar, Denis Villeneuve’s Blade Runner 2049, Damien Chazelle’s First Man and many more. Listen below.
Paul Lambert – DNEG VFX Supervisor
DARK: Chats about Space, the Universe and Beyond / Creating Space with Oscar-winning Visual Effects Supervisor of First Man
With host James Wilkins
In this special episode of DARK: Chats about Space, the Universe and Beyond, Oscar-winning VFX Supervisor Paul Lambert discusses the award-winning visual effects work of Damien Chazelle’s epic biopic First Man with host James Wilkins. Learn how Paul and his talented team of artists crafted the stunning visual effects for the retelling of Neil Armstrong’s iconic journey to the moon and back. Listen below.
David Prescott – DNEG Senior Vice President Creative Production
CG Garage #40
With host Christopher Nichols
Meet David Prescott, Senior Vice President Creative Production at DNEG, in this fascinating episode of CG Garage. Taking us back to an era of VFX where artists were building the industry, listen as David guides you through his unique journey from South Africa to Digital Domain, Dreamworks and DNEG.